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The Food Lover's Guide to Wine
     

The Food Lover's Guide to Wine

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by Karen Page, Andrew Dornenburg
 

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A wine book unlike any other, THE FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE TO WINE offers a fresh perspective via the single aspect of wine most compelling to food lovers: flavor.

At the heart of this indispensable reference, formatted like the authors' two previous bestsellers The Flavor Bible and What to Drink with What You Eat, is an encyclopedic A-to-Z guide

Overview

A wine book unlike any other, THE FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE TO WINE offers a fresh perspective via the single aspect of wine most compelling to food lovers: flavor.

At the heart of this indispensable reference, formatted like the authors' two previous bestsellers The Flavor Bible and What to Drink with What You Eat, is an encyclopedic A-to-Z guide profiling hundreds of different wines by their essential characteristics-from body and intensity to distinguishing flavors, from suggested serving temperatures and ideal food pairings to recommended producers (including many iconic examples). The book provides illuminating insights from dozens of America's best sommeliers via informative sidebars, charts and boxes, which complement the book's gorgeous four-color photography. Another groundbreaking work from two of the ultimate culinary insiders, this instant classic is the perfect gift book.

Editorial Reviews

Fine Cooking Editors
"Their premise - that food lovers know flavor and therefore have the chops to understand, discover, and choose great wines to go with their meals - allows the authors to leave behind confusing wine statistics, vintages, critical wine scores, and tongue-tying wine classifications. Instead, they enliven their wine story-telling by going straight to the country's foremost sommeliers for food and wine pairing guidance."
Jenn Garbee

"Best
Wine Book Of The Year: THE
FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE TO WINE
. Not because Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg co-authored it, though that would be reason enough. But because their latest book is good. Very good."

Marguerite Thomas
"An essential addition to every wine lover's library"
Amanda Gold
"There are plenty of food and wine pairing books on the market, but when Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg
... chime in, we know it's going to be an informational read."
Rozanne Gold
"May be their best book yet."
From the Publisher
"Their premise - that food lovers know flavor and therefore have the chops to understand, discover, and choose great wines to go with their meals - allows the authors to leave behind confusing wine statistics, vintages, critical wine scores, and tongue-tying wine classifications. Instead, they enliven their wine story-telling by going straight to the country's foremost sommeliers for food and wine pairing guidance."—Fine Cooking Magazine"

An essential addition to every wine lover's library"—Marguerite Thomas, WineReviewOnline.com "

There are plenty of food and wine pairing books on the market, but when Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg
... chime in, we know it's going to be an informational read."—Amanda Gold, San Francisco Chronicle"

Best
Wine Book Of The Year: THE
FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE TO WINE
. Not because Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg co-authored it, though that would be reason enough. But because their latest book is good. Very good."

Jenn Garbee, LA Weekly"

May be their best book yet." —Rozanne Gold, Huffington Post

ON WHAT TO DRINK WITH WHAT YOU EAT: "This husband-and-wife team has long had the knack of being on the cutting edge of America's fascination with the food world...In this new work on the magical pairing of food and wine, Dornenburg and Page again rely on a formidable array of insiders to inform and enliven their research." - Chicago Tribune"

The husband-and-wife team of Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page-he is a chef, she a journalist-has produced four books in the past six years, and these are the best places to experience the cult of the New American Chef." - New Yorker"

...Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page had me at 'hello' a long time ago. That was seven years ago when I read their first book, Becoming a Chef. They went on to enthrall me with Culinary Artistry and then Dining Out, books that have enriched the fount of culinary knowledge in North America..." - Vancouver Sun

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316045131
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
11/03/2011
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
833,982
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg are the authors of the James Beard Award-winning The Flavor Bible, as well as What to Drink with What You Eat, winner of the 2007 IACP "Cookbook of the Year" Award, the Georges Duboeuf "Wine Book of the Year Award," and the Gourmand World Cookbook Award. Their previous books Becoming a Chef, Dining Out, and The New American Chef have all been winners of or finalists for James Beard and/or IACP book awards. Paired personally as well as professionally, the couple lives in New York City.

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The Food Lover's Guide to Wine 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Loraine100 More than 1 year ago
This gorgeously illustrated book is a must for anyone who loves good food and wine. You'll learn the secrets of sommeliers, the essentials of serving and enjoying wine, and the perfect complement for every course, as well as such esoterica as what disguises all those Beaujolais Crus. Never again will I confuse Muscadet, dry, crisp and delicious with sea food, with sweet Muscat--a wine that's tasty with chocolate: dreadful with oysters. But don't just buy one volume. You'll want a copy of this book for every wine lover or potential wine lover on your holiday list.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago